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Clicquot en Route, Michael Jackson Birthday Celebration and more

The weekend in food events.

Cliquot en Route
Cliquot en Route
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1) Clicquot en Route

What: Veuve Clicquot's yellow truck is making stops in D.C. this weekend at Pinea on Friday, Poste on Saturday and at Fig & Olive on Sunday. Guests can drink Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label champagne by the glass ($18-$21) or bottle ($86-$90) while playing lawn games. Tickets are free but guests should reserve with Pinea online or call Fig & Olive at (202) 559-5004.

Where: Various Locations

When: Friday-Sunday

2) Michael Jackson Birthday Celebration

What: The restaurant is celebrating Michael Jackson's birthday. There will be dishes and cocktails inspired by the singer and a DJ spinning all his hits. Reservations are encouraged.

Where: STK (1250 Connecticut Ave NW)

When: Saturday at 6:00 p.m.

3) Dinner and a Movie

What: Watch a free outdoor screening of "Planet of the Apes" while munching on a complimentary bag of popcorn provided by Monroe Street Market. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. Halsa, Potbelly and Brookland Pint will feature special promotions. More information is available here.

Where: The Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market (716 Monroe Street, NE)

When: Friday at 8 p.m.

4) End of Summer Beer Event

What: The Alexandria restaurant tapped a special firkin of Port City's Optimal Wit with Nectarines on Thursday, and they'll be pouring it over the next 72 hours or until it runs out. Pints are going for $5 per glass. More information is available here.

Where: Magnolia's on King (703 King St., Alexandria, Va.)

When: Friday and Saturday at 5 p.m. or until it's gone

5) BBQ, Bourbon, Blues

What: Enjoy live music, bourbon cocktails and barbecue styles from across the South. Tickets are $55 (excluding tax and gratuity) and include pulled pork, brisket, hush puppies, mac & cheese, coleslaw, cornbread and other sides.

Where: Bourbon Steak (2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW)

When: Sunday at 11 a.m.

ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Khao Poon Pop-Up at Union Market, Pepe Food Truck by José Andrés at Nationals Park, The Chardonnay 5K Run

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